He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Quote by Voltaire
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Tears are the silent language of grief
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
The difference between religion and science is the difference between thoughtless certainty and thoughtful doubt.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is...